Design and Technology
The design and technology curriculum at Eastwick meets the requirements of the National Curriculum and is in accordance with the school’s Curriculum Ethos. Therefore, it prepares children to be ‘Ready for Everything’ in their futures in terms of:
- Success in the next stage of their education and beyond: by inspiring pupils to be innovative and creative thinkers who have an appreciation for the product design cycle through ideation, creation and evaluation; by enabling them to acquire a broad range of subject knowledge and draw on disciplines such as mathematics, science, engineering, computing and art
- Their ability to navigate life’s personal Challenge: by developing the confidence to take risks, through drafting design concepts, modelling and testing; by being reflective learners who critically evaluate their work and the work of others.
- Understanding their place in communities at global, national and local levels and seize the Opportunity of the future: by building a critical awareness of the impact of design and technology on our daily lives and the wider world; by encouraging them to become resourceful, enterprising citizens who will have the knowledge to contribute to future design advancements. High-quality design and technology education makes an essential contribution to the creativity, culture, wealth and well-being of the nation.